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Silver Mist Crochet Fingerless Mitts Free Pattern

These simple fingerless mitts work up fast. Make for a gift or to match your wardrobe.

Be sure to check out the tour of the Harrisville Mill over in the December issue of I Like Knitting. Want to try your hand at knitting? There’s a free knit pattern for these gloves over on the I Like Knitting Blog!

Skill Level: Easy

Size: 7 (8)” hand circumference x 7” length

Gauge: 20 sts and 16 rows = 4” [10 cm] in Hdc after wet blocking


Yarns: Harrisville Designs Shetland Fingering (100% Pure Wool; 217 yards [198 meters]/50 grams): #53 Silver Mist, 1 skein.

Super fine weight yarn

Hook: US size 2/C (2.75 mm)

Notions: Tapestry needle


Blo – Back loop only.

Special Stitches


Row 1: Ch 1, *sc blo in next st; rep from * to end of row, turn.

Rep Row 1 for patt.

Stitch Pattern

Row 1: Ch 1, hdc in each st to end of row, turn.

Rows 2-4: Rep Row 1.

Row 5: Ch 1, * hdc in next 4 sts, ch 2, sk next 2; rep from * across to last 6 sts, hdc in next 2 sts, turn.

Row 6: Ch 1, hdc in each hdc and 2 hdc in each ch-2 sp across to end of row, turn – 36 (42) sts.

Rep Rows 1-6 for patt.

Pattern Notes

Fingerless Mitts are worked flat from the cuff up, then seamed, leaving an opening for thumb.


Mitts (make 2)


Ch 15.

Set-up Row: Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across, turn – 14 sts.

Work in Rib patt until piece meas 6½ (7½)” unstretched from beg ch. Do not turn at end of last row.


Set-up Row: Work 36 (42) sc evenly in end of each row across.

Work Rows 1-6 of Stitch Pattern 3 times.

Fasten off.


Block as desire.

Sew side seam, leaving an opening for thumb.

Weave in all ends.

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  • If you start with 14 stitches, how do you work rows #5 and 6 to add up to 42 stitches?

    • Linda, If you look at the instructions and go down to where it says pattern, it says to Ch 15.
      I hope that helps.


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